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Capturing an AgeONE BIOGRAPHY at a Time
(A GREAT AGE *&* a VERY GOOD “READ”).  [Clarke].  The Georgian era: Memoirs of the most eminent persons, who have flourished in Great Britain, from the accession of George the First to the demise of George the Fourth. London: Vizetelly, Branston, & Co., 1832–34. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.65"). 4 vols. I: Frontis., 582 pp.; 12 plts. II: Frontis., [2], 588 pp. III: Frontis., [2], 588 pp. IV: Frontis., 588 pp.
$450.00
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Humorous HistoryBeautiful Signed Binding
Abbott à Beckett, Gilbert; John Leech, illus.  The comic history of England. With twenty coloured etchings, and two hundred woodcuts. London: Published at the Punch Office, 1864. 8vo (22 cm, 8.66"). [2], [v]–xviii, 320, 304 pp.; 20 col. plts.
[SOLD]
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History “in an Amusing Light” withHand-Colored Plates
Abbott à Beckett, Gilbert; John Leech, illus.  The comic history of England. With twenty coloured etchings, and two hundred woodcuts. London: Bradbury, Evans, & Co., [ca. 1855]. 8vo (22 cm, 8.66"). 2 vols. in 1. xviii, 320, [1]–304 pp.; 20 col. plts., illus.
$150.00
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Whittingham Printing, Hayday Binding
[Anderdon, John Lavicount].  The life of Thomas Ken bishop of Bath and Wells. By a layman. London: William Pickering (pr. by C. Whittingham), 1851. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.85"). Frontis., viii, 528 pp.
$500.00
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For a Broader Church . . .
Arnold, Thomas.  Principles of Church reform. London: Pr. [by R. Clay] for B. Fellowes, 1833. 8vo (20 cm, 7.875"). v, [1 (blank)], 88 pp.
$225.00
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Translated Asgill”Strikes Back
[Asgill, John]. Mr. Asgill’s defence upon his expulsion from the House of Commons of Great Britain in 1707. With an introduction, and a postscript. London: A. Baldwin, 1712. 8vo (19.2 cm, 7.55"). 87, [1] pp.
$200.00
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A Different Take on Cromwell vs. the King
[Bancks, John].  The life of Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland: Containing particularly his decent, his first advances to popularity, his wonderful success in the civil wars, Battle of Worcester, &c. &c. Stourbridge: Heming & Tallis, [ca. 1815]. 12mo (19 cm, 7.5"). Frontis., [2], [7]–28 pp.
$175.00
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Adventures of EuphormioFirst English-Language Appearance
Barclay, John.  Euphormio's Satyricon. London: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1954. Folio (28.6 cm, 11.25"). [2], 158 pp.; 8 plts.
$250.00
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“The Uninterrupted Harmony” of theNew Testament
    [There wasn't much Harmony in the Compiler's Political Life!]
Bible.   N.T. English & Greek. 1825.  Scientia biblica: Containing the New Testament, in the original tongue, with the English Vulgate, and a copious and original collection of parallel passages, printed in words at length. London: W. Booth, 1825. 8vo (23.2 cm, 9.2"). 3 vols. I: xvii, [3], 592 pp.; 1 plt. II: [4], 669, [3 (2 adv.)] pp. III: [4], 546, [2], [547]–551, [1] pp.
$975.00
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Some may like, for BIBLES & TESTAMENTS, to  click here!  considering that
it's hard to think of any English-language Bible translation that isn't in some sense “political” . . .
not even to mention those distributed in any language by, say,
the British & Foreign Bible Society or the issuings of the S.P.C.K. . . .
     

British Politics:  Arguing overthe Most Publick Facts,
& the Plainest Appearances
Bolingbroke, Henry St. John, Viscount.  The craftsman extraordinary; containing an answer to the Defence of the enquiry into the reasons of the conduct of Great-Britain. In a letter to the Craftsman. London: Richard Francklin, 1729. 8vo in 4s (20.3 cm, 8"). [4], 66, [2] pp.
$250.00
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A Printing & the Mind of Man Book, with a
DRAMATIC CHROMOLITHOGRAPHED FRONTISPIECE
Booth, William.  In darkest England and the way out. London, New York, Melbourne, Toronto: International Headquarters of the Salvation Army, [1890]. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.875"). [4] ff., 296, xxxi, [1] pp., 1 folded chormo. plate.
[SOLD]
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Nonconformist Debate
British Anti-State-Church Association.  Proceedings of the first Anti-State-Church Conference, held in London, April 30, May 1 & 2, MDCCCXLIV. London: Pr. for the British Anti-State-Church Assocation, 1844. 12mo (19 cm, 7.5"). xi, [1], 142 pp.
$150.00
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Political  Jurisprudential / Theatrical SATIRE
[Broome, Ralph].  Letters from Simpkin the second to his dear brother in Wales, containing an humble description of the trial of William Hastings, Esq. with Simon's answer. Dublin: P. Byrne & J. Moore,1788. 8vo (18.5 cm, 7.25"). 46 pp. (lacking half-title).
$325.00

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Memorizing MonarchsRoyalty in Rhyme
Brown, Louisa.  Historical questions on the kings of England, in verse. Calculated to fix on the minds of children some of the most striking events of each reign. Boston: Munroe & Francis, No. 4 Cornhill, and David Francis, 90 Newberry Street, [1823?]. 12mo (14.8 cm, 5.8"). 35, [1] p.
$225.00
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LEC: Burke on the American ControversyWARD ENGRAVINGS
Burke, Edmund, Lynd Ward, illus.   On conciliation with the colonies and other papers on the American Revolution. Lunenberg, VT: The Limited Editions Club, 1975. 8vo (26 cm, 10.25"). Frontis., xxix, [1], 267, [3] pp.; 11 col. plts., illus.
$125.00
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A Thoughtfully Cautious Gift
Cavendish, George; Samuel Weller Singer, ed.  The life of Cardinal Wolsey ... Metrical visions, from the original autograph manuscript. Chiswick: C. Whittingham, 1825. 8vo (23.2 cm, 9.125"). 2 vols. I: [5], x–xxvii, [5], 344 pp. (lacking half-title); 6 plts. II: lxxii, 304 pp.; 3 plts.
$125.00
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One Newly Titled One New AccountEntirely
Chamberlayne, John.  Magnæ Britanniæ notitia: Or, the present state of Great Britain, with divers remarks upon the antient state thereof...the two and twentieth edition of the south part call'd England, and first of the north part call'd Scotland; with improvements.... In two parts. London: Pr. for Timothy Goodwin, Matthew Wotton, Benjamin Tooke, Daniel Midwinter, and George Wells, 1708. 8vo (20 cm, 7.9"). Frontis., [10], x, [10], 756, [27 (index)], [1 (blank)] pp.
$400.00
The frontispiece portrait, engraved by R. White, depicts Queen Anne.

Intrigue with England
Chauvelin, Bernard-François, & Grenville, William Wyndham Grenville.   Exposé historique des motifs qui ont amené la rupture entre la République Française & S.M. Britannique. [Paris: Imprimerie nationale, 1793]. 8vo (21.8 cm, 8.6"). 95, [1] pp.
$225.00
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He GaveHimself the Last Word
Churchill, Charles.   The conference. London: G. Kearsly, 1763. 4to (25.2 cm, 9.9"). [2], 19, [1 (blank)] pp. (lacking half-title).
$200.00

The “Citizen” Would BeBlogging/Tweeting, Today . . .
Citizen of London.  A familiar instructive dialogue, which happened last week at a tavern near the Royal Exchange, between an eminent merchant of Dunkirk ... and an English member of parliament. London: [Sold in May's buildings], 1748. 12mo (17.3 cm, 6.75"). [2] ff., 55, [1] pp.
$400.00
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Clarendon's RebellionThree Folio Vols. from Oxford “at the Theater”
Clarendon, Edward Hyde, Earl of.  The history of the rebellion and civil wars in England, begun in the year 1641. With the precedent passages, and actions, that contributed therunto, and the happy end, and conclusion thereof by the King's blessed restoration, and return upon the 29th of May, in the year 1660. Oxford: Pr. at the Theater (by Ro. Mander & Guil. Delaune), 1702–04. Folio (39.7 cm, 15.75). 3 vols. I: Frontis., [4], xxiii, [1], 557, [1] pp. II: Frontis., [14], 581, [1] pp. III: Frontis., [22], 603, [23] pp. (half-titles lacking).
$2000.00
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TheUncensored, “Restored” TextGilt Spine Extra
Clarendon, Edward Hyde,  earl of. The history of the rebellion and civil wars in England ... a new edition, from the original manuscript, with copious indexes. Oxford: University Press, 1843. 8vo (25 cm, 9.9"). [4], 1364 pp.
$750.00
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The Murder Failed but . . .
Coke, Arundel, & John Woodburn (defendants).  An Exact and particular narrative of a cruel and inhumane murder attempted on the body of Edward Crispe, esq., at St. Edmunds-Bury in Suffolk, ... by Arundel Coke, esq., barrister at law, and John Woodburn, a laborer. Together with both their examinations and confessions ... : also the information of John Carter, a blacksmith, and the declaration of Mr. Crispe himself ... London: Printed for J. Roberts, 1722. 8vo in 4s (19 cm). 28 pp.
$500.00
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Leveller-Inspired Pamphlet: Get Rid of the Greedy Cheaters
Cole, William.  A rod for the lawyers: Who are hereby declared to be the grand robbers & deceivers of the nation; greedily devouring yearely many millions of the peoples money. London: Giles Calvert, 1659. 4to (18.2 cm, 7.2"). [4], 16 pp.
$1250.00
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The Muse of Poetry Holds Unbounded Power” over
Time & Fame
Congreve, William.  The birth of the muse. London: Jacob Tonson, 1698 [i.e., 1697]. Folio (32.2 cm, 12.7"). [2], 10 pp.
$625.00
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I am anxious you should do a writing portrait . . . ”
Cook, Eliza.  A.L.s. (“Eliza”) to “My dear Sec.” London: 6 June 1860. 12mo (7.25" x. 4.5"). 1 p.
$275.00
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Pomp & CeremonyCourt CostumeReally ALL You Need to Know!
(Coronation of George IV).  Sir Harry Herald's graphical representation of the coronation regalia; with the degrees and costume of different ranks. London: J. Harris & Son, 1824. 12mo (18 cm, 7"). 17, [1 (ads)] pp.; illus.
[SOLD]
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One American Merchant Writes Another on theAmerican Revolution
News of aFIERCE Sea Battle Waged after Yorktown
Crawford, James.  A.L.S. to John Brown (“Care of Governor Hancock, Boston”). Philadelphia: 16 April 1782. Small 4to (9" x 7.5'). 1 p., with integral address leaf.
$3500.00
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